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2nd Graduate Degree: Master of Business Administration**

The Master of Business Administration is a professional graduate degree designed to provide an intense educational experience for students and professionals in business who desire to assume positions of increasing responsibility in business.

It provides an opportunity for students to develop knowledge, abilities and attitudes that will constitute a foundation for their growth and understanding into effective administrators and creative leaders in business, industry and government.

Studies concentrate on the functional components of business operations.

**Review Second Southwest University Degree Programs

Degree Requirements
  • Complete all the requirements of the first graduate degree.

  • Receive the first graduate degree.

  • 18 semester hours

  • The student must complete all 18 semester hours, 6 courses, with Southwest University.

  • Two graduate degrees may not be awarded simultaneously.

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

First Graduate Degree Earned: Master of Arts in Management
Courses: 2nd Degree - Master of Business Administration

Required Courses
MGT 610 Information Management in Business
ECO 642 Managerial Economics
FIN 655 Financial Management
HRN 657 Human Resource's Strategie Issues
MBA 670 Legal Enviroment of Business
DSC 680 Managerial Decision Processes
MBA 682 Special Topics in Businesswith approval
  
Course Descriptions
MGT-610
Information Management in Business

3 Semester Hours

This course discusses the changing demands in today's fast-paced organizations by relating management information systems to management and the organization. The focus is understanding from a business viewpoint.    [ Book Required ]

ECO-642
Managerial Economics

3 Semester Hours

This course explores the use of economic analysis in making business decisions involving the use of an organization's scarce resources. The course explains that managerial economics can predict how external economic changes can cause internal economic changes in business organizations. The nature and scope of the subject is presented.   [ Book Required ]

FIN-655
Financial Management

3 Semester Hours

This course presents practical information for corporate financial management. It defines objectives of financial decision-making and the tactics and strategies for achieving them. A global perspective is presented. An excellent course for managers and professionals facing executive challenges of financial analysis and reasoning. 
[ Book Required ]

HRM-657
Human Resources Strategic Issues

3 Semester Hours

This course provides information on strategic issues that challenge human resource managers. This course enlarges on the basic knowledge students will have already learned and integrates new challenges for the human resources professional.[ Book Required ]

MBA-670
Legal Enviroment of Business

3 Semester Hours

Course has several objectives including describing the areas of law that seem to be of greatest importance to business managers, legal environment topics that managers may frequently deal with as well as the basic core of business law topics. Course extensively uses real world examples in an integrated fashion to assist the student in bringing the environment of business law into focus. A global perspective is also discussed.  [ Book Required ]

DSC-680
Managerial Decision Processes

3 Semester Hours

The primary focus of this course is on strategic decision making made by middle and upper levels of management, particularly in a multi-disciplinary context. The curriculum provides a collection of theories that apply to both public and private enterprise. Strategic decisions made by top management including determinants for successful strategic choices are examined.  [ Book Required ]

MBA-682
Special Topics in Business

3 Semester Hours

Subject to faculty approval.A project or an independent paper that will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a specific subject. 

 

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